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Inundation vs. Flooding

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Inundationnoun

The act of inundating; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.

Floodingverb

present participle of flood

Inundationnoun

The state of being inundated; flooding

Floodingnoun

An act of flooding; a flood or gush.

Inundationnoun

(figurative) An overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx

‘There is an inundation of tourists in summer, but in winter the town is almost deserted.’;

Floodingnoun

Emotional overwhelm sometimes leading to a primal state of rage or panic.

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Inundationnoun

The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.

‘With inundation wide the deluge reigns,Drowns the deep valleys, and o'erspreads the plains.’;

Floodingnoun

The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.

Inundationnoun

An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.

‘To stop the inundation of her tears.’;

Floodingnoun

An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.

Inundationnoun

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land;

‘plains fertilized by annual inundations’;

Floodingnoun

a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them

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Inundationnoun

an overwhelming number or amount;

‘a flood of requests’; ‘a torrent of abuse’;

Floodingadjective

overfull with water;

‘swollen rivers and creeks’;

Inundation

Inundation (from the Latin inundatio, flood) is both the act of intentionally flooding land that would otherwise remain dry, for military, agricultural, or river-management purposes, and the result of such an act.

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